The average salary for a Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Dallas, Texas is $54,466.
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Job Description for Paralegal
Paralegals perform legal-, regulatory- and business-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time, paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. They assist lawyers in filing materials such as motions, memoranda, pleadings and briefs in various court systems, as well as accompany lawyers to see clients and/or to go to court. Paralegals may have to interview clients…Read more
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Popular Skills for Paralegal
Litigation Case Management
Skills in Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Legal Research, Litigation Case Management and Client Interaction.
Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal
An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,060 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,173 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,324 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,517.
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Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (10.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.1% less) and New York, New York (7.5% less).
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